Join a team of professionals committed to “Eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace justice, justice, freedom, and dignity for all.”

The YWCA Hanover is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. Accordingly, all terms and conditions of employment will be carried out without regard to race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, nationality, marital status, age or disability.

Open Positions

Certified Lifeguard

We are looking for a certified Lifeguard to go on field trips to lakes, pools and other water activities throughout the summer with our summer camp program. All dates and times will be provided ahead of time as needed. Camp Phoenix offers summer camp for kids in grades kindergarten through sixth grade.

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Director of Fund Development

The Director of Fund Development is responsible for researching, preparing, and submitting grant & foundation proposals and applications according to the priorities and needs of YWCA Hanover.  The director oversees the tracking and reporting of grants.  This position develops strategies for planning and implementing proactive and effective fund development including but not limited to: Annual Giving Campaign, Legacy Giving, fundraising events, donor tracking and acknowledgement and more.

The position is full-time, salaried and offers a comprehensive, competitive benefit package including: health insurance,  YWCA retirement plan, STD/LTD insurance,  life insurance, and PTO.

Please email resume to: Jody Shaffer, Executive Director of YWCA Hanover at  or drop off at YWCA Hanover, 23 W. Chestnut St., Hanover, PA 17331. Deadline to receive resumes is April 10, 2020.

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Safe Home Assistant Director

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The Assistant Director works in conjunction with the Safe Home Program Director to manage, develop, market and implement services and programs for victims of domestic violence and human trafficking, as well as education awareness programs/events for the community.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Assist Director of Safe Home and other managerial staff with daily operation of Safe Home
  2. Supervision and management of all Safe Home staff.
  3. Provide training and guidance to Safe Home supervisors, advocates, and volunteers.
  4. Work with Director to sustain and grow DV programs and services.
  5. Write new grant proposals/applications and provide data/statistics.
  6. Manage administrative functions to ensure smooth and efficient operations of the program and organization and all others in accordance with funding guidelines.
  7. Meet with staff in pertinent departments to gather information and gain knowledge about departmental needs.
  8. Prepare monthly statistical, narrative and other reports as directed.
  9. Attend agency-related meetings as deemed necessary.
  10. Represent the program/organization to the public, key stakeholders and community.
  11. Work closely with all supervisors to assist in client advocacy and program services.
  12. Provide support, accompaniment and advocacy through the court system. Serve as a liaison with the legal system (i.e. attorneys, magistrates, police, probation, and judges.)
  13. Take hotline calls as scheduled; responsible for in depth client interviews, gathering and organizing information and keeping statistical data as required.
  14. Develop and maintain a thorough understanding of Protection from Abuse (PFA) orders and the enforcement of such.
  15. Perform budget management and track expenditures and donations.
  16. Attend all events, meetings, and community events as deemed appropriate by Program Director/Executive Director.
  17. Assist with all other duties as deemed necessary by Program Director/Executive Director.

Safe Home Client Advocate

1 Full Time
1 Part Time

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  1. Insure that program objectives and activities are carried out.
  2. Participate in the recruitment and training of new staff and volunteers to the Safe Home Program in accordance with PCADV directives.
  3. Insure that clients receive appropriate referrals, emergency housing, options counseling, transportation, and legal advocacy through direct service and a team approach with all Safe Home advocates and volunteers.
  4. Responsible for maintaining accurate and complete records of hotline calls, in person options counseling, legal proceedings, referrals, emergency housing, transportation, meetings, training sessions, and speaking engagements.
  5. May be responsible for facilitation of support group.
  6. Responsible for on call rotation as scheduled. This would be answering hotline calls as scheduled after business hours, holidays, and when Safe Home is closed. Responsible for in depth client interviews, gathering and organizing information and keeping statistical data as required. Possible transportation for emergency shelter or emergency PFA as needed.
  7. Provide support, accompaniment and advocacy through the court system. Serve as a liaison with the legal system, (ie. attorneys, magistrates, police, probation, and judges.)
  8. Develop and maintain a thorough understanding of PFAs (Protection from Abuse) orders and the enforcement of such.